Opposition members, including of the Congress and Left parties, criticised the government for not consulting stakeholders and for "draconian" penal provision of imprisonment of three years. True empowerment of Muslim women on the marriage front can happen only when the practice of polygamy is also done away with, they say.
The bill was passed amid hue and cry of most of the leading political parties in the Opposition, together with the Congress party, voting in favor of the bill, but with some cautions.
AIMIM's Asaduddin Owaisi, who alleged "vested interests" behind the legislation, said it was an attempt to demonise Muslim men. "While the Bill talks only about Muslim women being abandoned, the Government should also worry about almost 20 lakh women of various religions who are abandoned by their husbands, "including our bhabhi from Gujarat", he said, making a veiled reference to Prime Minister's wife Jashodaben".
Congress members protested the introduction of the National Medical Commission Bill by Health Minister J P Nadda, demanding that it be sent to the parliamentary standing committee for thorough scrutiny.
Referring to the Shah Bano case of mid-1980s, Meenakshi Lekhi of the BJP criticized the opposition Congress of indulging in politics of appeasement overlooking the plight of Muslim women. Introducing the Bill, he told those opposing it that "yeh kanoon na kisi puja ka hai, na prarthana ka hai, na ibadat ka hai, na majhab ka hai, yeh kanoon naari nyay, naari garima aur naari samman ka hai" (this is not a law for any prayer or religion but it is for justice to women, their dignity and respect).
The bill states that the commission will have government nominated chairman and members, and the board members will be selected by a search committee under the Cabinet Secretary. All kinds of instant triple talaq - spoken, in writing or by electronic means, such email, text message or WhatsApp - would be illegal and void.
Senior advocate Indira Jaising, who was a counsel for Bebaak Collective on the issue of triple talaq in Supreme Court, however, expressed shock.
Reform of Muslim personal law has always been a hot button topic in Indian politics.
India's civil codes are created to protect the independence of religious communities.
Soon after the apex court's ruling, the government set up a ministerial panel to frame the legislation. Triple talaq is a crime and has spoilt many lives.
However, Uzma Naheed of All India Muslim Personal Law Board believes that no one has really tried to study the sharia and as such there is no awareness of available options. They were of the view that Parliament should consider an "appropriate" law to deal with the issue of talaq-e-biddat.
He was selected to start in the Pro Bowl for the second consecutive season, but will not be participating due to the injury. I guess he don't remember things, " Collins said on December 14 when reporters relayed Apple's reaction.
Carson Wentz, Jared Goff, Dak Prescott, and Deshaun Watson were all passed on by Cleveland in the last two years. That out the way, the redshirt sophomore is playing something of the anti-Josh Rosen in this situation.
Hundreds of people lined up to meet members of the royal family, with Harry and Meghan this year's big draw. Anmer Hall is just 2 miles from Sandringham, where the royals spent Christmas with the Queen.
Cook's personal use of private aircraft based on hourly flight charges and other variable costs incurred by Apple for such use". Tim Cook , the chief executive of Apple , saw his pay package rise by $4 million to $12.8 million thanks to a bounce in sales.
The Clark-Atlanta University graduate and Emmy-winning journalist spent 26 years at WAGA-TV, now a Fox affiliate. Amanda Davis , 62, was at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport when she suffered the stroke.
The department noted that the two ships appeared to be illegally trading in oil from ship to ship to bypass sanctions. Ship-to-ship trade with North Korea at sea is prohibited under United Nations sanctions adopted in September.
As noted, Paige took a hard kick to the back from Sasha Banks during a six-woman match, Paige , Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville vs. According to the Wrestling Observer , Paige suffered a mild stinger, rather than the significant injury we all were fearing.
Coming to the political front, Asha is a member of the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly from Dalhousie. The review meet headed by Rahul Gandhi was called in to discuss the reasons for the defeat in the state.
Friday 34.10 cr, Sat 35.30 cr, Sun 45.53 cr, Monday 36.54 cr, Tue 21.60 cr, Wednesday 17.55 cr, Thursday 15.42 cr. Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif-starrer Tiger Zinda Hai has finally crossed the 200-crore mark at the box office.
She was held at the airport on October 9 on suspicion of what Egyptian authorities consider drug trafficking. She said she was unaware the drug, which is legal in the United Kingdom , was banned in Egypt .
Deadly Bronx, New York Fire Kills 12
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Serena loses to Ostapenko in comeback after giving birth
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First Supermoon Of 2018 Happens On New Year's Day
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Four found dead in basement apartment in Troy, NY
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Arctic air brings bone-chilling temperatures to US
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